Braves rookie Garcia tweets apology after committing three errors

Atlanta Braves third baseman Adonis Garcia had a bad night at the plate and an even worse night in the field during Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies.The Cuban rookie was hitless in four at-bats but his struggles at third base played a decisive role in the game's outcome. Garcia committed a season-high three errors - the first two of which led to four unearned runs.Garcia...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettis solid, Rockies get 4 unearned runs to beat Braves 5-1

ATLANTA (AP) Chad Bettis pitched five solid innings in his return from the disabled list and the Colorado Rockies scored four unearned runs, taking advantage of three errors by Atlanta third baseman Adonis Garcia in a 5-1 victory over the Braves on Tuesday night. Bettis (6-4) allowed five hits, walked two and struck out four in his first big league start since July 18. He was coming...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Amarista makes dazzling spin, glove flip on double play look way too easy

Alexi Amarista may have earned a new nickname on Wednesday afternoon: "The Deceiver." While most professional athletes perform difficult plays with ease that would be extremely challenging for the layperson, the San Diego Padres shortstop took that deceptive ease to an extreme with an incredible play that only an elite few could perform. In the sixth inning of the Padres' 3-2 win...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Perez's single in 8th lifts Braves past Marlins 9-8

ATLANTA (AP) -- Eury Perez drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Nick Markakis had three RBIs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-8 on Thursday night. Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer for the Braves, who won for just the fourth time in 15 games. Martin Prado had three RBIs for Miami, which has dropped 11 of 13. The Marlins scored three runs in the top...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Perez's single in 8th lifts Braves past Marlins 9-8

ATLANTA (AP) -- Eury Perez drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Nick Markakis had three RBIs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-8 on Thursday night. Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer for the Braves, who won for just the fourth time in 15 games. Martin Prado had three RBIs for Miami, which has dropped 11 of 13. The Marlins scored three runs in the top...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves tie it in 9th, beat Giants on Garcia's walk-off HR in 12th

  For a 30-year-old rookie prone to timely hits, Adonis Garcia is making his new teammates glad to have him aboard. ''He's done that off some pretty good guys, guys who've had success at this level,'' Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski said. ''It's fun to see guys with not as much experience to come up here and have some success.'' Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8

ATLANTA (AP) Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night. Brandon Crawford hit two home runs, helping the Giants take a 6-0 lead. The Braves rallied with four runs in the sixth against Matt Cain, then A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves rookie Adonis Garcia starting to live up to his name

The Atlanta Braves had little reason to believe rookie Adonis Garcia would live up to his name - at least until he arrived in the majors. Garcia has displayed surprising power in his brief tenure with the Braves, clubbing a pair of home runs and hitting safely in all four games since he was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett. The Cuban third baseman has made both of his homers count...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wieters' 11th-inning HR gives Orioles 2-1 win over Braves

BALTIMORE (AP) Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory. Wieters hit a 1-0 pitch from Luis Avilan (2-4) over the center-field wall. It was Wieters' fourth home run, the first since June 25, and his teammates celebrated by dousing him with a bucket of water at the plate. Brad...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves activate Freeman, but not in lineup vs. Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Atlanta Braves have activated first baseman Freddie Freeman from the 15-day disabled list but he was not in the lineup against the Cardinals because he was traveling and not expected to land in St. Louis until close to game time. Freeman was placed on the DL on June 23, retroactive to June 15, with a right wrist contusion. He played in one rehab game, going 2...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Fall 4-2 at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, IN –The Indianapolis Indians (39-23) won their seventh game in a row by beating the Gwinnett Braves (29-30) by a 4-2 score Thursday night at Victory Field. It was also the first loss for Gwinnett starting pitcher Manny Banuelos (L, 5-1). The lefty worked 6.0 innings with five hits, two earned runs, three walks and five strikeouts. The Indians got on the board in...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves IF Gosselin out about 2 months with fractured thumb

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Braves backup infielder Phil Gosselin will miss about eight weeks because of a fractured left thumb. The team announced that Gosselin will undergo surgery Wednesday in Atlanta. The 26-year-old is hitting .325 with two RBIs in 40 at-bats after making the opening-day roster for the first time in his big league career. To replace Gosselin, the Braves selected the...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves End Homestand with 7-4 Loss to Louisville

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett bullpen gave up multiple runs for the third consecutive game as the G-Braves (16-21) finished the homestand with a 7-4 loss to the Louisville Bats (17-20) Sunday at Coolray Field. The Bats swept the three-game series. The Bats scored three runs in the ninth inning to win game one 5-4 Friday, scored once in each of the final two innings Saturday...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Garcia Gives Gwinnett Braves 2-1 Walk-Off Victory

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Third baseman Adonis Garcia’s team-leading 19th RBI gave the Gwinnett Braves (16-17) their fourth walk-off victory of the season with a 2-1 triumph over the Syracuse Chiefs (14-19) in 10 innings Wednesday at Coolray Field. Garcia’s two-out single to left drove in Eury Perez for the winning run after Perez had reached on a bunt single. Pinch hitter Wil Nieves...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Roll Past Lehigh Valley

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Gwinnett Braves (15-15) rode the pitching of Matt Wisler and a 13-hit attack to a 9-1 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (9-22) Sunday afternoon in the finale of the three-game series at Coca-Cola Park. With the win, the club’s seventh in the last nine games, the G-Braves reach the .500 mark for the first time since April 14. Wisler (W, 2-3) logged his second...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Lose 4-3 on Lehigh Valley Walk-Off

ALLENTOWN, PA – A one-out, two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning by Brian Bogusevic lifted the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (9-20) to a dramatic 4-3 walk-off win Friday night over the Gwinnett Braves (13-15) in game one of the three-game series at Coca-Cola Park. The winning hit off of G-Braves closer Aaron Kurcz capped a wild ninth inning that saw Gwinnett come back from...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Peraza’s Four-Hit Day Leads Gwinnett Braves Past Toledo

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Atlanta Braves’ No. 1 prospect Jose Peraza used many of the tools in his arsenal to help the Gwinnett Braves (11-13) cap their homestand with an 8-1 win Sunday over the Toledo Mud Hens (10-13). A Coolray Field crowd of 5,972 fans saw the G-Braves take their third game of the series. Peraza had his fifth-career four-hit game, notching four singles, a walk...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Norfolk Edges Gwinnett Braves, 4-3

NORFOLK, VA –The Norfolk Tides (9-6) held off a late rally by the Gwinnett Braves (5-9) and hung on for a 4-3 win Thursday afternoon in the finale of the four-game series at Harbor Park. The two teams split the set with all four games being decided by one run. The Tides ran out to an early lead against Gwinnett starter Matt Wisler. In the top of the first, Julio Borbon led off...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Whips Gwinnett Braves, 6-2

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Charlotte Knights (7-3) jumped on Gwinnett Braves’ (3-7) starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang early and came away with a 6-2 win Saturday night in game two of the three-game series at BB&T Ballpark. After the G-Braves failed to score in the top of the first against Charlotte starter Erik Johnson, the Knights got on the board in the bottom half. With Neftali...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Open Road Trip with 7-5 Loss at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Charlotte Knights (6-3) rode an 11-hit attack to beat the Gwinnett Braves (3-6) by a 7-5 score Friday night in the opening game of the three-game series at BB&T Ballpark. The G-Braves took the early lead and then made a late push to get back in the game, but ended up losing their fourth in a row in the young International League season. In the top of the...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Have no fear, Yankee fans: If the team fails to spend big on Yoan Moncada, the front office could land the next Ronnier Mustellier or Adonis Garcia

Hal can save big by letting Moncada go and signing this guy, infielder Andy Ibanez.He's 22 (going on whatever) and check out this scouting report:"At 5-foot-11, 183 pounds, Ibanez has a thicker build for a middle infielder but he’s athletic and has good body control. With fringy speed and an average arm at best, Ibanez isn’t flashy, but he has a good internal clock and a high...
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: NY looking to minors

The Yankees opened up the 2014 season with a line up that included only 3 players that came up through their system, Brett Gardner, Alfonso Soriano (who was traded in 2003, reacquired in 2013) and Derek Jeter. Thier starting rotation on opening day consisted of only one pitcher brought up through the system, Ivan Nova. After spending nearly half a billion dollars on Free Agents...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New Jersey dot com says the Yankees have passed on the Cuban Brett Gardner with power

I hope they are wrong. But if they're right - well - the Gate-Keeper just slept with Zuul, and New York City is about to meet the Marshmallow Man. This is what happens when a team is so larded, so addicted to overpriced veterans, and with trying to win tomorrow's game, that it cannot make a long-term strategy. This is how franchises suck for 10 years.Supposedly, Hal Steinbrenner...
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No fanfare, but a no-hitter just the same for Marlins in Panama

JUPITER, Fla. -- When Marlins reliever Arquimedes Caminero struck out Adonis Garcia Saturday night in an exhibition against the New York Yankees, there was no jubilant celebration on the mound. Catcher Kyle Skipworth didn't jump into Caminero's arms. Teammates walked out of the dugout for customary handshakes. Though horns, whistles and drums blared like lively World Baseball Classic...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Who would win? Today's Yankee lineup vs. last summer

TodayBrett Gardner CFFrancisco Cervelli CKelly Johnson 3BRuss Canzler 1BZoilo Almonte LFBrendan Ryan SSAdonis Garcia RFYangervis Solarte 2BJohn Ryan Murphy DHThen
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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